Arthur W. Hafferkamp, age 85 of Sharon Wi., passed away Friday January 27, 2012 at the Monroe Clinic Hospital in Monroe Wi. He was born February 19, 1926 in Palatine Il., the son of William and Ida (Harmony) Hafferkamp. Art married Bernice Blume in Palatine Il. on July 23, 1949. He was in Farming his whole life, first on the family farm, then farming in the Barrington Il. and Huntley Il. area, then finally in Sharon Wi. before his retirement. Art was a member of the Triune Lutheran Church. He was an avid card player, loved 4-wheeling around his farm and was an active member of the Darien Seniors Club. He was also a member of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. He is survived by his wife Bernice of Sharon. His children; Stanley of Cary Il. and his children; Tiffany, Eric and Brett Hafferkamp. Alan (Mary) of Rockton, Il. and their children; Brittany and Blake Hafferkamp. Ronald (Maria) of Long Island, N.Y. and their children, Paige (Michael) Nappi and Rachel Gattuso. Sherry (Scott) Vinke of Clinton Wi. and their children; Ashley and Garrett Vinke. Julie (Dean) Tallman of Clinton Wi. and their children; Christopher, Jessica and Sarah Tallman. 3 great-grandchildren; Nathan, Alec and Chase. 2 brothers; William (Catherine) Hafferkamp and Richard (Marilyn) Hafferkamp. Also surviving are nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Sandra.
Funeral Services will be 11:00am Wednesday February 1, 2012 at the Triune Lutheran Church in Sharon Wi. with Rev. Dale R. Blanchard officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan, Wi. Burial will be at the Darien Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Triune Lutheran Church. MONROE FUNERAL HOME in Delavan, Wi. is assisting the family. Visit us at monroefh.com